The monthly inflation rate in Argentina remained at 4.0 percent in January, matching market expectations. Prices were mainly nudged by communications, up 15.1 percent after remaining unchanged in the previous month. Also, prices were nudged higher by food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.8 percent vs 4.4 percent in December) and restaurants & hotels (5.4 percent vs 4.6 percent). In contrast, inflation in the transport category softened (4.6 percent vs 4.9 percent). On an annual basis, consumer prices increased 38.5 percent in January after a 36.1 percent jump in the previous month, surpassing expectations of 38.1 percent. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INDEC)

Inflation Rate Mom in Argentina averaged 2.51 percent from 2014 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 6.50 percent in April of 2016 and a record low of 0.20 percent in August of 2016. This page provides the latest reported value for - Argentina Inflation Rate MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Argentina Inflation Rate MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.

Inflation Rate Mom in Argentina is expected to be 2.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate Mom in Argentina to stand at 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Argentina Inflation Rate MoM is projected to trend around 1.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Argentina Inflation Rate MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.00 4.00 6.50 0.20 2014 - 2021 percent Monthly
NSA, 2016=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-12 07:00 PM Oct 3.8% 2.8% 3.1% 3.1%
2020-12-15 07:00 PM Nov 3.2% 3.8% 3.6%
2021-01-14 07:00 PM Dec 4.0% 3.2% 3.9% 3.6%
2021-02-11 07:00 PM Jan 4% 4% 3.8% 3.9%
2021-03-11 07:00 PM Feb 4%
2021-04-15 07:00 PM Mar
2021-05-13 07:00 PM Apr
2021-06-16 07:00 PM May


News Stream
Argentina Monthly Inflation Rate Steady at 4%
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina remained at 4.0 percent in January, matching market expectations. Prices were mainly nudged by communications, up 15.1 percent after remaining unchanged in the previous month. Also, prices were nudged higher by food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.8 percent vs 4.4 percent in December) and restaurants & hotels (5.4 percent vs 4.6 percent). In contrast, inflation in the transport category softened (4.6 percent vs 4.9 percent). On an annual basis, consumer prices increased 38.5 percent in January after a 36.1 percent jump in the previous month, surpassing expectations of 38.1 percent.
2021-02-11
Argentina Inflation Accelerates
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina jumped to 4.0 percent in December of 2020 from 3.2 percent in the prior month, above market expectations of 3.9 percent. Prices were mainly nudged higher by food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.4 percent vs 2.7 percent in November); transport (4.9 percent vs 3.6 percent) and restaurants & hotels (4.6 percent vs 3.2 percent). In contrast, prices for communications remained unchanged after dropping 0.6 percent in the previous month. On an annual basis, consumer prices increased 36.1 percent in December after a 35.8 percent jump in the previous month.
2021-01-14
Argentina November Monthly Inflation Slows to 3.2%
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina eased to 3.2 percent in November of 2020 from 3.8 percent in the prior month. Prices slowed mostly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.7 percent vs 4.8 percent in October); transport (3.6 percent vs 4.2 percent) and restaurants & hotels (3.2 percent vs 3.4 percent). Also, communications cost dropped further (-0.6 percent vs -0.1 percent). On an annual basis, consumer prices increased 35.8 percent in November, the least since August of 2018, after a 37.2 percent jump in the previous month.
2020-12-16
Argentina Inflation Accelerates
Argentina’s Consumer Price Index increased by 3.8 percent on a monthly basis in October 2020, accelerating from a 2.8 percent gain in the previous month and well above market expectations of a 3.1 percent rise. It was the highest monthly inflation rate since November 2019 mostly driven by food & beverages (4.8 percent vs 3.0 percent); transport (4.2 percent vs 3.6 percent); recreation & culture (2.6 percent vs 1.9 percent), and utilities (2.3 percent vs 1.5 percent). In contrast, inflation fell for liquor & tobacco (1.9 percent vs 4.3 percent) and education (0.1 percent vs 0.3 percent), and health (3.1 percent vs 3.5 percent). On an annual basis, consumer prices jumped 37.2 percent in October, rising from a 36.6 percent gain in the prior month but declining from 50.5 percent in the same month of the previous year.
2020-11-12

Argentina Inflation Rate MoM
Inflation Rate MoM measures month over month change in the price of goods and services.